Kaylana Zollo Obituary, Death – On February 24, 2015, at the age of 101, Kaylana Zollo passed away in a calm and peaceful manner at the Paradigm Healthcare Center of Prospect. Anna Leonardo was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Alfia (Mazzota) Leonardo. She was born on June 27, 1913, in Middletown, Connecticut, but she spent the majority of her life in Beacon Falls. Her parents passed away before she was born. Her family was her number one concern before anything else in the world. Anna’s previous experience includes serving in a similar capacity as a cottage supervisor for Southbury Training School and Uniroyal, Inc.
Kaylana was a devotee of the Roman Catholic faith and a member of both the Church Ladies Guild and St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church. She was a volunteer for the Red Cross Blood Program in addition to being a member of the Beacon Falls Senior Citizens. She crocheted a large number of afghans, and then she gave them all away to elderly people and veterans. Anna is survived by her sons Albert C. Zollo and Marion of Beacon Falls, Leonard R. Zollo and Katherine of Bethany, and Charles L. Zollo and Jane of Babylon, Long Island, New York, her grandchildren Emily, Karen, Amy, David, Christopher, and Colin, her great-grandchildren Kaylana, Antonio, Sadie, and Maggie, her brother-in-law Richard, her sisters-in-law May and Antoinette, and a large number of nieces and nephew
On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, a Christian Burial Mass will be held at St. Michael’s Church, which is located at 25 Maple Avenue. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. The wake and funeral will take place at the St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck. On Monday, March 2, 2015, calling hours will be held at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, located at 82 Fairview Avenue in Naugatuck. The hours will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Donations can be made in memory of Anna to St. Michael’s Church, which is located at 25 Maple Avenue in Beacon Falls, Connecticut 06403.